Classicist Emily Wilson Launches Spring 2020 Great Writers

Emily Wilson, Maxim D. Shrayer, and Mary Norris are the guests for the Spring 2020 Great Writers, Great Readings Series. This program, now in its 16th year, features conversations with authors, who discuss their craft and read from works that are well-known and in progress.  Select books by the writers are available for sale and signing.

Admission to Great
Writers, Great Readings events is free and open to the public. The series is
presented by Hofstra University’s Department of
English, the MFA Program in Creative Writing and the Hofstra Cultural

For more information
on Great Writers, Great Readings, visit the website or call the Hofstra Cultural Center at 516-463-5669.

Cultural Center

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